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Shocking sloppiness won’t doom health reforms

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:38
How many politicians, aides, lobbyists, lawyers, insurance moguls, professional groups and interns — both the political and medical kind — agonized over the details in the Affordable Care Act? The number is big. But despite thousands of hands in the kitchen, the final product included four words that cast doubt on a cornerstone of the […]
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Let market demand solve GMO labeling

NBA - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:36
Companies that want to market food as free of genetically modified organisms should have the option of U.S. Department of Agriculture verification.
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Let market demand solve GMO labeling

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:36
Companies that want to market food as free of genetically modified organisms should have the option of U.S. Department of Agriculture verification.
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This has been a month of extreme weather around the world

NBA - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:35
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange. Torrential downpours in Texas that have whiplashed the region from drought to flooding. A heat wave that has killed more than 1,800 people in India. Record 91-degree readings in Alaska, of all places. A pair of top-of-the-scale typhoons […]
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This has been a month of extreme weather around the world

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:35
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange. Torrential downpours in Texas that have whiplashed the region from drought to flooding. A heat wave that has killed more than 1,800 people in India. Record 91-degree readings in Alaska, of all places. A pair of top-of-the-scale typhoons […]
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Navy, Coast Guard investigate Arizona Memorial dock mishap

NBA - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:34
HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy command overseeing the hospital ship involved in a mishap that damaged the USS Arizona Memorial’s dock has sent investigators to Hawaii to probe what happened. Investigators will arrive this weekend and begin working immediately, Tom Van Leunen, a spokesman for the Military Sealift Command said in an email. The command’s […]
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Navy, Coast Guard investigate Arizona Memorial dock mishap

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:34
HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy command overseeing the hospital ship involved in a mishap that damaged the USS Arizona Memorial’s dock has sent investigators to Hawaii to probe what happened. Investigators will arrive this weekend and begin working immediately, Tom Van Leunen, a spokesman for the Military Sealift Command said in an email. The command’s […]
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Zimmerman shooter will try a Stand Your Ground defense

NBA - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:34
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for a Florida man charged with shooting at George Zimmerman said Friday that he planned to use a “Stand Your Ground” defense — the same legal strategy considered but ultimately not used by lawyers for the former neighborhood watch leader who was acquitted in the fatal shooting of Trayvon […]
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Zimmerman shooter will try a Stand Your Ground defense

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:34
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for a Florida man charged with shooting at George Zimmerman said Friday that he planned to use a “Stand Your Ground” defense — the same legal strategy considered but ultimately not used by lawyers for the former neighborhood watch leader who was acquitted in the fatal shooting of Trayvon […]
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Teacher fired over accusation of student sex in closet

NBA - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:34
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — Metro Atlanta school officials have voted to fire a teacher accused of letting students have sex in a storage closet in his classroom. DeKalb County schools officials said Friday that the officials voted to affirm the superintendent’s recommendation to fire 25-year-old Quentin Wright, who taught math at The Champion School […]
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Teacher fired over accusation of student sex in closet

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:34
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — Metro Atlanta school officials have voted to fire a teacher accused of letting students have sex in a storage closet in his classroom. DeKalb County schools officials said Friday that the officials voted to affirm the superintendent’s recommendation to fire 25-year-old Quentin Wright, who taught math at The Champion School […]
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Obama: ‘Handful of senators’ standing in way of Patriot Act

NBA - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:33
WASHINGTON (AP) — Blaming a “handful of senators” for stalled national security legislation, President Barack Obama said Friday he has told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other senators that he expects them to take action swiftly to extend key Patriot Act provisions. Without action by midnight Sunday, a number of tools that permit law […]
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Obama: ‘Handful of senators’ standing in way of Patriot Act

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:33
WASHINGTON (AP) — Blaming a “handful of senators” for stalled national security legislation, President Barack Obama said Friday he has told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other senators that he expects them to take action swiftly to extend key Patriot Act provisions. Without action by midnight Sunday, a number of tools that permit law […]
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Interpol: Islamic State group gains support in Africa, Asia

NBA - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:32
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A growing number of extremist groups from Africa to southeast Asia are shifting their allegiance to the Islamic State group, leading to greater risks for “cross-pollination” among conflicts beyond Syria and Iraq, the head of Interpol said Friday. Juergen Stock cited this shift as an emerging trend at a U.N. Security […]
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Interpol: Islamic State group gains support in Africa, Asia

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:32
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A growing number of extremist groups from Africa to southeast Asia are shifting their allegiance to the Islamic State group, leading to greater risks for “cross-pollination” among conflicts beyond Syria and Iraq, the head of Interpol said Friday. Juergen Stock cited this shift as an emerging trend at a U.N. Security […]
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Thousands view B.B. King on eve of Mississippi funeral

NBA - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:31
INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — Blues guitarist Buddy Guy says he always intended to tour the B.B. King Museum while its namesake, his longtime friend, was still living. The 78-year-old Guy was among more than 4,000 people who filed past King’s open casket at the museum Friday, the eve of the blues legend’s funeral in the […]
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Thousands view B.B. King on eve of Mississippi funeral

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:31
INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — Blues guitarist Buddy Guy says he always intended to tour the B.B. King Museum while its namesake, his longtime friend, was still living. The 78-year-old Guy was among more than 4,000 people who filed past King’s open casket at the museum Friday, the eve of the blues legend’s funeral in the […]
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UW men’s crew win all five of their heat races at IRA championships

WA Huskies - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:24
The Washington men’s crew began defense of its four consecutive Intercollegiate Rowing Association titles, finishing first in all five of its heats Friday on Lake Mercer in West Windsor, N.J.
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UW men’s crew win all five of their heat races at IRA championships

NBA - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:24
The Washington men’s crew began defense of its four consecutive Intercollegiate Rowing Association titles, finishing first in all five of its heats Friday on Lake Mercer in West Windsor, N.J.
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UW men’s crew win all five of their heat races at IRA championships

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 06:24
The Washington men’s crew began defense of its four consecutive Intercollegiate Rowing Association titles, finishing first in all five of its heats Friday on Lake Mercer in West Windsor, N.J.
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